Putting out fires as a product manager

Putting product management in the driving seat

Over the past 10 years we’ve worked with thousands of product managers. We see unique problems but surprisingly lots of very similar ones.

Watch this cartoon video to discover what they are and how to put product management in the driving seat.

Don't let your customer kill your product

How to (not) let customers kill your product

Why going doing the route of custom features for your Enterprise software product can end up killing your product.

And some important tips to prevent it.

The P in Product Management (PM) really stands for?

Does it really means People Management 🙂

And what else could it stand for – Project Management, Personal Management …

Disconnected from your customers?

Do you feel disconnected from your customers?

‘Voice of the market’ means being an expert on what current and potential customers care about in your market. It’s vital to creating successful product plans.

But with a bursting inbox, fires to fight and too many other priorities, it’s easy to feel disconnected from customers and prospects.

Internal competition between product managers

Are you in a dog fight with the other product managers?

I bet you thought that other companies were your main source of competition. But is it the other product managers at your company that are your biggest threat?

What vs How

Do you ever struggle to explain to colleagues what product management does? If so, here’s a simple model that can help.

Essentially product management is about “the what”.

Conference call best practice

Conference Call Best Practice

6 best practice tips and a funny video of how it can go wrong!

What would you tell yourself?

If you could have stood in front of a mirror and told yourself 2 things when you first started out in product management – what would they have been?

Banging your head against a brick wall

Do sales let you down?

Do you get frustrated when your sales people don’t deliver what they forecast.

Yes? So what can you do to get them back on track…

The analyst racket

As product managers and product marketers our role can bring us into contact with the big technology analysts – with their magic quadrants, waves and cycles.

But are there some potential conflicts of interest?

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